Seminar Series: Spring 2021

All via ZOOM beginning at 4 pm

All are welcome!  Enter ZOOM here. 


Meeting ID: 967 4618 2309
Passcode: seminar

The Biology department offers a seminar (BIOL 41100/41200) series each semester representing a broad range of topics in  biology.  These seminars are open to the entire community.  Students are invited to meet with the speaker in a small group following the talk to answer questions related to the topic presented, or to answer questions regarding different careers in Biology.

Seminar Organizer, Leann Kanda

January 28 Introductory meeting for students taking Biology Seminar, BIOL-41100/41200
February 4 Summer Scholars Information Session
February 11 Crystal Rogers, UC Davis
February 18 Ted Stankowich, California State University, Long Beach
Spines, shields, sprays, and stripes: The evolution of antipredator defenses and coloration in mammals”
February 25   Computational Biology Ph.D. Candidates, Cornell University
  Ying Quiao, “Distinguishing pedigree relationships using multi-way identical by descent sharing”
   Daniel Seidman, “Pedigree reconstruction in the era of many thousands of samples”
March 4  Lisa Petrella, Marquette University   
March 11   Keri Seagraves, Syracuse University
March 25 MANDATORY Student Research Options for Fall 2021
students interested in enrolling in research must attend.
April 1    Manuela dal Forno, Smithsonian Institution and Texas
April 8 Peng Huang, University of Calgary
"Origin and function of tissue-resident fibroblasts"
April 15 Christina Wesolek, University of Delaware
April 22    Derek Applewhite, Reed College  
April 29  Biology Honors Symposium
May 3
Biochemistry Research Symposium
May 4-6
Biology Research Symposium